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The altar of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Brooklyn, New York, was damaged by vandals in May 2022.

Republican lawmakers demand DOJ act on anti-Catholic attacks

Aug 31, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A group of Republican lawmakers sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland on Tuesday condemning his inaction over the... Read more


Coalition of state attorneys general ask Congress to restore Hyde Amendment

Jun 24, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A coalition of 22 state attorneys general asked Congress this week to restore a prohibition on federal funding of abortions,... Read more

High school girls racing.

DOJ: Sex discrimination laws don't cover transgender athletes

Mar 26, 2020

The Department of Justice said Tuesday that biological males who identify as women should not be classified as girls when... Read more

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Prosecute pornographers for obscenity, Congressmen tell AG

Dec 6, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Four members of Congress have requested that the Department of Justice use obscenity laws already on the statute books to prosecute... Read more

Democratic AG group wrong to shun pro-life candidates, critics say

Nov 19, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

Pro-life Democrats and some election-minded politicos have faulted the decision of a Democratic state attorneys general organization to support only... Read more

Jeff Sessions during the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Jeff Sessions resigns as Attorney General

Nov 7, 2018

Jeff Sessions has stepped down as attorney general. The decision came at the request of President Donald Trump.  Read more

Virginia State Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia.

Virginia dioceses pledge to cooperate with attorney general

Oct 29, 2018

In a statement released last Wednesday and repeated at Masses over the weekend, Bishop Michael Burbidge of the Diocese of... Read more

US bishops laud attorney general's new religious freedom protections

Oct 13, 2017

Following an announcement by the U.S. Attorney General detailing 20 principles of religious liberty for all government agencies and executive... Read more